Miscellaneous Updates

Luna River
Odisha Govt Grants Rs 10.34 Cr For Renovation Of Luna River

In a good news for the farmers of Delanga and Kanasa block of the district, Odisha Government has granted an amount of Rs 10.34 crore for the renovation of Luna river

CSE Report: Bhubaneswar 4th Best Livable Capital City, Top Most In Citizen Perception
CSE Report: Bhubaneswar 4th Best Livable Capital City, Top Most In Citizen Perception

Among the top-scoring capital cities under Citizen Perception Survey, the State Capital of Odisha has scored the highest rank with 94.8 percentage. 

Boy Hangs Self
Boy Hangs Self After Father Refuses To Give Mobile Phone For Gaming

Upset with his father for refusing him to give mobile phone to play online game, a 15-year-old boy allegedly killed himself.

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Rath Yatra 2021: ECoR Plans Restriction On Trains To Puri In July 

As a precautionary measure to break the Covid-19 chain, the Indian Railways has decided to restrict the train movements to Puri during the upcoming RathYatra festival.

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India Post To Launch Special Cancellation Stamp To Mark International Yoga Day 2021

The special pictorial cancellation stamp will be an inked marking or impression with a graphical design with International Day of Yoga 2021 written in Both Hindi and English languages.

Odisha To Go Gujarat Way To Save Elephants From Killer Railway Tracks
Odisha To Go Gujarat Way To Save Elephants From Killer Railway Tracks

Odisha government is contemplating to adopt Gujarat model which will alert the train drivers about the presence of the big animals near the tracks.

Rourkela Waterlogging
Rourkela Stares At Severe Waterlogging Woes Due To Drainage Issues

Smart City Rourkela is likely to witness massive waterlogging problems during monsoon due to the unresolved drainage issues in the region.

IRCTC Alert on railway ticket discount
Railways Approves Operation Of 660 More Trains

Keeping in view the demand and unlock in several states with the Covid cases dropping below one lakh in last 12 days, the Indian Railways on Friday said that it has given the approval to operate 660 more trains in a graded manner.

Twitter
Prepared To Work With Parliamentary Panel On Safeguarding Citizens' Rights Online: Twitter

Twitter on Friday said it "stands prepared" to work with the Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT on safeguarding citizens' rights online, even as the panel categorically told the microblogging platform that rule of the land is supreme and not the company's policies.

United Nation
Guterres Appointed To Second Term As UN Secy General Promising 'Breakthrough'

The UN General Assembly on Friday appointed Antonio Guterres, to a second term as the Secretary General to lead the world body through the crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic and the fight against global warming, which he has made his priority.

PUBG
Battle lines drawn as PUBG Mobile re-enters India in new avatar

"Yeh PUBG wala hai kya?" Prime Minister Narendra Modi had quipped during the 'Pariksha pe Charcha 2.0' in January 2019, asking a mother who raised concerns about her son being too much involved into online gaming

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Earn Up To Rs 30,000 By Selling Your Old Rs 10, Rs 5 Notes; Know How To Avail The Money In Minutes
Earn Up To Rs 30,000 By Selling Your Old Rs 10, Rs 5 Notes; Know How To Avail The Money In Minutes

The old Rs 10 note must have an Ashoka pillar printed on one side and a boat on the other side.

DL Test
Odisha Unlock: Driving License Skill Test, Slot Booking To Resume In These Districts

In case of the 13 districts of 'B' category (Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Khorda, Kendrapada, Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Puri), DL test, LL test, won't be conducted.

Acid-Laden Truck Develops Leakage On NH-16 In Odisha
Acid-Laden Truck Develops Leakage On NH-16 In Odisha, Major Mishap Averted

The Hydrochloric Acid-laden tanker was en route Kolkata in West Bengal from Odisha's Berhampur when at around 8.30 pm the mishap took place, said reports. 

AAI Begins Survey For Proposed International Airport In Puri
AAI Surveys Sites At Puri For Proposed International Airport

Notably on January 1, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting the latter to set up an airport in Puri for promotion of tourism in the State.

9-Month-Old Covid Positive Toddler Saved With ECMO 
9-Month-Old Covid Positive Toddler Saved With ECMO 

Shreeyash from Adilabad was brought to KIMS Cuddles with fever, cough and breathing difficulty which progressed rapidly needing ICU admission and breathing machine (ventilator) support. His condition continued to deteriorate and was put on highest ventilator (HFOV) support and inhaled nitric oxide (iNO).

Motor Vehicles Act
Odisha Extends Validity Of DL, RC, Vehicle Fitness Till Sept 30; No Extension For PUCC

Validity of PUCC has not been extended as PUCC is issued only on examination of vehicle by authorized testing centers.

Ratha Yatra
Mega Public Rally In Baripada Demands Ratha Yatra At Dwitiya Sreekhetra

Hundreds of people belonging to various social and cultural organisation today took out a rally in Baripada town demanding permission for conduct of Ratha Yatra at Haribaldev Jew temple, which is considered as Dwitiya Sreekhetra.

Odisha Recalls Galwan Martyr Nuduram Soren’s Heroics
Odisha Recalls Galwan Martyr Nuduram Soren’s Heroics

On his first death anniversary on Wednesday, Soren’s family members and co-villagers offered floral tributes at his 'samadhisthal' at Bada Champauda village under Bijatala block of Mayurbhanj district.

Ocean-Studies
Govt Approves Proposal To Roll Out 'Deep Ocean Mission'

Under the mission, a mineral study will be conducted 6,000 metres deep in the ocean. The mission will also study the changes, if any, noticed due to climate change.

Fake Medicine
Panic Grips Berhampur Denizens Over Seizure Of Fake Medicines In Odisha

Following the seizure of huge quantity of fake anti-covid drugs in Cuttack, people in various towns including in Berhampur city are panicked in apprehension of circulation of fake drugs in their home town.

Sital Sasthi
Divine Wedding Of Lord Shiva And Goddess Parbati Ends Sans Jubilation

The Sital Sasthi festival known as the marriage of Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parbati concluded in the wee hours of Wednesday in a low-key manner amid Covid protocols.

Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch
Covid Restrictions Leave Banki Vegetable Farmers In Lurch

The guidelines framed by the Odisha government allowing markets to open for just 4 hours has largely affected the sale of vegetables.

IISST Admission
Koraput Youth Gets Into Prestigious IIST

Surya Prakash Mishra, a youth from the backward Koraput district has brought laurels to the State by cracking the all-India level entrance to get admission into the prestigious Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvanthapuram.

Shops Sealed
5 Shops Sealed In Bhubaneswar For Flouting Covid-19 Norms

At least five shops opened on the occasion of Raja festival in violation of Covid-19 restrictions, were sealed in Bhubaneswar on Monday.